10 Things to Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Our top picks for things to do in New Orleans this weekend.

French Quarter Gay Easter Parade

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Thursday, April 17

Twelve Mile Limit hosts its semi-regular dating game show The Hump Connection. Info here.

New theater company No Space presents its inaugural production, WOYZECK, at the Old Ironworks space in Bywater. Info here.

It’s a night of homage to 90s music at Gasa Gasa, where Breton Sound covers Weezer’s “Pinkerton” album and openers For Your Lungs only cover Alkaline Trio’s “From Here to Infirmary.” Info here.

Friday, April 18

Comedian Mike Birbiglia — known for his one-man shows, the most famous being Sleepwalk With Me, which was adapted into a film — performs at the Civic. Info here.

Saturday, April 19

Broadway legend Chita Rivera performs a concert, with Sirius XM host Seth Rudetsky playing piano and conducting a casual interview, at Le Petit. Info here.

Bayou St. John is the spot for the New Orleans Earth Day Festival, which has typical festival fare and a green business expo. Info here.

The New Orleans tradition Crescent City Classic is today. Info here.

New Orleans Ladies Arm Wrestling (NOLAW) hosts a brawl benefiting Girls Rock New Orleans. Info here.

Fleur De Tease presents the revue “Mythical Creatures.” Info here.

Sunday, April 20

Put on your most ridiculous Spring hat and head to the French Quarter for the Easter festivities. There’s the Historic French Quarter Easter Parade that starts at Antoine’s, Chris Owens’ French Quarter Easter parade and the Gay Easter Parade

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